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How to disable NVIDIA Optimus on a Dell XPS 15?

I've got a new Dell XPS 15 (L502x) with an NVIDIA GeForce 540M, Intel Core i7Q 2.2 Ghz, and Crucial RealSSD hard drive. As with most laptops with NVIDIA cards these days, it's got the "Optimus" ...
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Corrupted graphics, crashes, and noisy GPU fan after updating NVIDIA GeForce drivers to 364.72

I recently updated the drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce video card to version 364.72 and I'm now experiencing issues such as the following: Games or other graphically intensive applications crash or ...
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How to test video card memory

I want to test the memory of my video card because there are vertical lines on my screen. I have done some basic troubleshooting and it seems that the problem is in the video card. I want to validate ...
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How do I know which of my laptop GPUs are running games?

My laptop has 2 GPUs, one of them is the default Intel HD Graphics 3000, and the other the Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. Obviously I want to use the 630M to play my games. How can I assure this is happening?...
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Multiple video cards on Windows 7

I've got an Nvidia Geforce 9500GT and am thinking of buying an ATI Radeon HD 4850. I have two PCI-Express slots. Would I be able to run these cards simultaneously on Windows 7? I want to also be ...
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Two Different nVidia Cards, One as Graphics, One as Physics - Possible?

Soon I will have a brand new Geforce GTX 285 to replace my current 8800GT. Will it be possible to move my 8800GT to another PCIX slot, put the GTX 285 into the primary slot and use the nVidia ...
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Why has my graphics card disabled my on-board sound card?

Installed a Palit GeForce GT 240 (512mb GDDR3) graphics card last night and visually its working well, but it seems to have installed its own HD Audio device(s) in Device Manager, knocking out my ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 7300LE graphics card not showing up in Device Manager

I just got a non-working Vista box from a friend, so I re-imaged the HD with a new version of Vista and the first time I booted it a 'Found New Hardware' dialog box came up with a prompt to install ...
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Graphics card not working on Windows 8.1 on Mac

On my MacBook5,2 (Nvidia 9400m video card) if the drivers are installed in Windows, Windows does not boot. Windows is installed in EFI mode, if that matters.
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Linux + “nVidia surround” + 3 monitors?

Is it possible to run 3 monitors on 1 nvidia card (600 series, 640/650/660/670) under linux/xorg with the closed source nvidia driver? At the moment a have a 2 monitors on my linux system in a ...
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Screen occasionally flashes black

A few months ago I bought myself a new computer. Since then the monitor have been occasionally flashing black for a second or so, and I've been looking for - and failing to find - a solution. Will ...
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti reverts to single monitor on wake up

I'm running an up to date NVIDIA version 8.1.790.0, on Windows 10, with an EVGA GTX 980 Ti driving two ASUS 4k monitors through DisplayPort. All works well until the system goes to power save if I ...
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Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card Blue Screen of Death crash

For the last couple of months, I get sudden crashes while watching a video. It usually happens when I am skipping parts in a video - then my PC gets stuck, and after few seconds I get this popup ...
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Graphical glitches under Windows 10 with up-to-date NVIDIA drivers [duplicate]

The aforementioned pictures are my Windows calculator and my Wi-Fi menu from the start bar. I'm running on an Alienware 18 laptop. I've got 16 GB RAM, Core i7-4940MX (not overclocked), and two Nvidia ...
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Three Monitors with Nvidia GeForce GT 525m and Intel HD Graphics on Del XPS 15Z

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15Z as a replacement for my workstation and I am trying to plug the two monitors that I had with my old machine. I have been looking online and asking some of my coworkers ...
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Garbled graphics in text mode environments (pre-boot/BIOS) only, not in Windows

I'm getting garbled graphics on my computer in text mode environments, such as in the BIOS or before loading Windows. However, I don't have any graphical issues in Windows. Graphics card is a GeForce ...
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Intermitent boot failure and graphics artifacts on boot (ONLY after hours turned off)

Since the early days of this build, some times the MOBO gives 5 short beeps on boot (There is no beep code table on the manual, for what I could find, it means Process error!?). But only after some ...
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CUDA on GeForce 8600GT

I have got the cuda driver, toolkit and sdk installed in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm using nVidia Geforce 8600 GT card. Official website says my card is CUDA supported. But on running the deviceQuery that comes ...
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Updating Dell Vostro 3700 (Nvidia GeForce GT330M) display driver? [closed]

I've bought this laptop "Dell Vostro 3700", having inside an Intel integrated graphic card and an Nvidia GeForce GT330M. Depending on energy saving mode it switches between the two video cards. When ...
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Connect PC with 4K TV

First I hope I've chosen the right site since I just signed up. So I wanted to ask what do I have to do to connect my PC with the GTX 680 inside to my Samsung UHD HU6950 TV. I heard that HDMI 1.4 ...
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Black screen after installing Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355)

This is quite similar to this question, which I see has no answers (so I may just be out of luck). That said, my scenario is slightly different. This morning, I manually updated to Update 1 using ...